(FT5) New leaked images of the Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 lens and the new 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters!

Here are the leaked images of the production ready Panasonic Leica 10-25mm f/1.7 lens and the new 1.4x and 2.0x L-mount teleconverters. This means we might see them announced on May 31 along the new Panasonic S Cine L-mount camera.

With “announced” I mean we will get the full price info (probably close to $2,500) and shipment start info (probably August).

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Here is the official Panasonic Lumix Cine Camera teaser

Panasonic is teasing the launch of the new Cine Lumix camera. And they will livestream the event!

Here is the press invitation from CineGear: that clearly mentions the “Lumix” product announcement:

I still don’t know that if alon the new Lumix L-mount Cine camera we might get a new GH5/GH5s firmware update.

In summary what we know so far:

Panasonic Cine Lumix will be announced on May 31
It’s L-mount

New Full Frame sensors
Cinematography dream gear
It’s built like a tank.

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(FT5) Panasonic will announce a new L-mount Cine camera on May 31

I now got an updated info about Panasonic’s May 31 announcement. A highly reliable source told me this:

It’s L-mount
New Full Frame sensors
And so much more…
Cinematography dream gear. 

I have no info yet if Panasonic will also announce a new GH5(s) firmware update as suggested by some of our readers. I will publish more details about this new Panasonic S Cine camera on L-rumors.com.

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(FT5) Panasonic will have a “Cine LUMIX” announcement on May 31

Panasonic will announced some new “Lumix Cine Gear” on May 31 (around 21:00 London time). I have no idea if this Lumix is MFT or S-mount…All we know is that famous Director Alicia Robbins will announce this “top-secret item“.

Is this the new GH6, Panasonic S1S or a third camera that has nothing to do with MFT or L-mount? I am investing it right now and hope to get some more info veeeery soon! This is exciting!!!

Note: If this is a new S1S camera I will post all details on my sisther site L-rumors.com (follow it!)

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(FT5) Leaked images and specs of the new TG-6

Days ago a source sent me these Olympus TG-6 images and specs and I missed his mail as I was travellin once more accross Europe. Here they are now:

  Olympus Stylus Tough TG-6 Specifications

Sensor Type
1/2.3″ BSI CMOS SENSOR
Effective Pixels
12 million
ISO Sensitivity
AUTO ISO: 100 – 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800 Manual ISO: 100 – 12800 (adjustable)
Processor
Olympus TruePic VIII
Waterproof
IJIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) – Waterproof to depths of 50 ft / 15 m
Dustproof
JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X)
Freezeproof
Freezeproof to 14 deg. F / -10 deg. C
Crushproof
Crushproof to 220 lbf / 100 kgf
Shockproof
Shockproof from 7′ (2.13m)
Lens Cover Glass
Anti-fog dual pane
Focal Length (35mm Equiv.)
4.5mm – 18mm (25mm – 100mm)
Aperture Range
F/2.0 (wide) – f/4.9 (tele)
Focus Range
Throughout entire zoom range : 0.1m – infinity
(Super Macro: less than f=5.4mm, from 0.1m to 0.3m/above 5.4mm, from 0.01m to 0.3m, microscope : 0.01m – 0.3m)
Shutter Speed
1/2 – 1/2000 sec. (Night Scene, A mode: up to 4 sec.)
Optical Zoom
4x
Image Stabilization
2.5 EV (Focal length set to 18mm. 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 100mm)
Live View Image Stabilization
Throughout entire zoom range : 0.1m – infinity
(Super Macro: less than f=5.4mm, from 0.1m to 0.3m/above 5.4mm, from 0.01m to 0.3m, microscope : 0.01m – 0.3m)
AF System Type
CMOS Contrast Detection System
Focusing Points
25
AF Focus Modes
Single AF (S-AF) / AF Tracking / Manual Focus (MF)
AF Illuminator
Yes
Face Detection
Yes
Manual Focus Assist
Focus knob rotation activates Live View image magnification and/or focus peaking when in S-AF+MF or MF mode
Peaking Function
Yes; Color selection: white, black, red, yellow
Built-in Flash
Yes
Flash Modes
Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL)~1/64), Flash Off
Flash Intensity Control Method
TTL Auto, Manual
Flash Intensity Control
Up to +/-2 EV in 1/3 EV steps selectable
External Wireless Flash Control
Compatible External Flash
FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, FL-700WR
External Wireless Flash Control Method
Triggered and controlled by Olympus Wireless RC Flash system
Commander Flash: Built-in flash
Channel 1 channel
Group No. 1 group
Monitor Type
Color LCD
Monitor Size
3.0″ (Aspect Ratio 3:2)
Monitor Resolution
1,040k-dots
Touchscreen
No
Monitor Brightness Adjustment
+/-7 levels
Live View
Approx. 100% field of view, exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview, gradation preview, face detection preview (up to 8 faces), grid line.
Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off.
Removable Memory Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi Card compatible
Recording Format
DCF2.0, Exif2.3
Still Image File Format
RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG
Recording Image Size
[RAW] 4000 x 3000
[JPEG] 4000 x 3000 – 640 x 480
One Touch Tele-converter
x2 (P, A, Movie mode), x2/x4 (Microscope mode)
Exposure / Shooting Modes
Intelligent Auto (iAUTO), Program Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), Movie (Standard, 4K, High-speed), Custom1, Custom2, Underwater (Underwater snap, Underwater wide, Underwater macro, Underwater microscope, Underwater HDR), Microscope (Microscope, Focus stacking, Focus bracket, Microscope control), Scene Mode (SCN)
Sequential Shooting
[Sequential shooting H]: approx. 20 fps with selectable 10/20 fps
[Sequential shooting L]: approx. 5 fps
[Pro Capture]: approx. 10 fps
Sequential Shooting Recordable Frames
[Sequential shooting H] RAW: Max. 14 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full
[Sequential shooting L] RAW: Max. 40 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full
Maximum Recordable Frames
Prior to Full Shutter Press (Pro Capture Mode): 5 frames (fixed)
White Balance Mode
Auto WB, 6 Preset WBs, 3 Underwater WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB(Kelvin setting)
White Balance Compensation
+/- steps along A-B / G-M axis * Except for Custom WB
Picture Modes
I-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Art Filters
Gradation
Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key
[except when using i-Enhance, Underwater, Art Filters, Color Creator]
Scene Modes
Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait +Landscape, Hand-held Starlight*, Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children, Sport, Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR
6 images are automatically captured and combined into a single image composite
Art Filters
Pop Art (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.f.)
Soft Focus ( – / c.e.)
Pale & Light Color (I, II / a.b.c.d.f.)
Light Tone ( – / d.f.)
Grainy Film (I, II / b.c.d.g.h)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d.)
Diorama ( I,II / d.)
Cross Process (I, II / b.c.d.f.)
Gentle Sepia ( – / a.b.c.d.f.)
Dramatic Tone (I / b.c.d.e.f.) (II / b.c.d.e.f.g.h)
Key Line (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.)
Watercolor (I, II / a.b.c.d.)
Vintage (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f.i)
Partial Color (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f)
Detail of Art Effect
A. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
g. B&W Effect (None, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
h. Pict. Tone (None, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
Color Ring for Partial Color
18 Selectable Colors
Live Composite
Update interval time / composite method
.5sec – 4.0 sec / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritization)
Interval Mode
Interval Time 1 sec. – 24 hours, max 299 frames. Available when automatically creating Time-lapse video.
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 adjustable by 1/3 EV steps
Focus Bracketing
Number of images 10 / 20 / 30
Focus step : Wide / Standard / Narrow
Focus Stacking
Available*
* Angle of view becomes slightly smaller
Video File Format
MOV (MPEG-4AVC / H.264)
Video Modes
[MOV] 3840×2160 (4k) / 30p, 25p (Bit rate: Approx. 102 Mbps)
1920×1080 (FHD) / 30p, 25p / IPB (SF,F,N)
1920×1080 (FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF,F,N)
1280×720 (HD) / 30p,25p / IPB (SF,F,N)
60p: 59.94fps, 50p: 50.00fps, 30p: 29.97fps, 25p: 25.00fps
FHD IPB (SuperFine / 52Mbps, Fine / 30Mbps, Normal / 18Mbps)
HD IPB (SuperFine / 52Mbps, Fine / 30Mbps, Normal / 18Mbps)
Maximum Video Recording Time
[MOV] Approx. 29 min
Art Filter for Movie
Yes (Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used)
Time Lapse Movie
[MOV] 3840×2160 (4K) / 5fps
1920×1080 (FHD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps
1280×720 (HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps
High Speed Movie
1920×1080 (FHD) / 120fps, recording time 20 sec.
1280×720 (HD) / 240fps 20 sec., recording time 20 sec.
640×360 (SD) / 480fps 20 sec., recording time 20 sec.
Image Stabilization for Video
Digital stabilization (angle of view becomes slightly smaller)
Audio Recording
Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
Microphone
Built-in stereo microphone
Speaker
Built-in mono speaker
Live View Output via HDMI
Monitor Mode (outputs video and info display to a connected monitor)
Wi-Fi
Built-in (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
Action Track Sensors
GPS (GLONASS, QZSS), compass, manometer, temperature sensor, accelerometer
PC Connectivity
USB 2.0 (Micro-B)
HDMI
Micro HDMI (Type D)
PictBridge Easy Print
Print reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
Battery Type
LI-92B Li-ion battery
AC Adapter
F-5AC
Sleep Mode
Available (1 / 3 / 5 min. off)
Battery Life
Approx. 340 images
Approx. 50 minute video (under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 110 minute video (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)
Self Timer
Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (wait time: 1-30sec., number of shots: 1-10, shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3sec.)
Languages
34 selectable languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai
Dimensions (WxHxD)
113 x 66 x 31.9mm (4.45 x 2.60 x 1.26″) (based on CIPA standards, excludes protrusions)
Weight
Approx. 253g (8.92 oz) (with battery and memory card, based on CIPA standards)